Aunty Jane's Meatballs

These yummy little meatballs are easy to make. The maple glazed bacon compliments the other ingredients and adds that extra twist of yummy flavour.


Shallots - x 2 finely chopped

Maple Glazed Streaky Bacon - 2 rashers finely chopped

Lean beef mince- 500 grams

Garlic crushed- 1.5 teaspoons

Italian herbs- a generous sprinkle

Eggs- 2 medium sized, beaten

Tomato paste- 1 tablespoon

Amaranth puffs - at least 2/3 cup of. Use enough to make the mince into a moldable texture without being runny from the egg whites.

Rice bran oil- enough to shallow fry the meatballs


Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl until the mixture is sticking together and can be shaped into small balls. The amount of Amaranth puffs can determine how well the meatballs stay together, so you may need to add a little at a time until you have the right consistency.

Shallow fry the meatballs over a medium-low heat to allow the meatballs to cook through to the center.

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